I appointed watchmen over you and said, ‘Listen to the sound of the trumpet!’ But you said, ‘We will not listen.’
References for Jeremiah 6:17
Therefore hear, you nations; you who are witnesses, observe what will happen to them.
Hear, you earth: I am bringing disaster on this people, the fruit of their schemes, because they have not listened to my words and have rejected my law.
References for Jeremiah 6:19
What do I care about incense from Sheba or sweet calamus from a distant land? Your burnt offerings are not acceptable; your sacrifices do not please me.”
References for Jeremiah 6:20
Therefore this is what the LORD says: “I will put obstacles before this people. Parents and children alike will stumble over them; neighbors and friends will perish.”
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This is what the LORD says: “Look, an army is coming from the land of the north; a great nation is being stirred up from the ends of the earth.
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They are armed with bow and spear; they are cruel and show no mercy. They sound like the roaring sea as they ride on their horses; they come like men in battle formation to attack you, Daughter Zion.”
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We have heard reports about them, and our hands hang limp. Anguish has gripped us, pain like that of a woman in labor.
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Do not go out to the fields or walk on the roads, for the enemy has a sword, and there is terror on every side.
References for Jeremiah 6:25
Put on sackcloth, my people, and roll in ashes; mourn with bitter wailing as for an only son, for suddenly the destroyer will come upon us.
References for Jeremiah 6:26
“I have made you a tester of metals and my people the ore, that you may observe and test their ways.
References for Jeremiah 6:27